Girl Scout Programs
Brownies - Let’s Get Started
Learn and play the same games children played during the early 1800s. As part of our Hands-On Tour, the Frontier Games program allows the Brownie Girl Scouts to play games Daniel Boone would have played with his children and grandchildren.
Women in the early 1800s had many responsibilities, including running the household. Men could be gone for long lengths of time, which left the women in charge. Learn about the life of a woman in the early 1800s during a tour of the Boone Home. This tour could be part of the Pioneer Skills program or as a regular guided tour.
Brownies - Family and Friends
Meeting PeopleThe Historic Daniel Boone Home is a great place for Brownie Girl Scouts to practice meeting new people. Troop leaders can have scouts introduce themselves to the staff and the tour guide and perhaps to others in their tour group. This requirement can be met with any Boone Home tour.
Do You Really Care?
Taking a tour of the Boone Home is a great way to practice being a good and active listener. In this program, Brownie Girl Scouts practice proper timing for asking questions and good behavior that doesn’t interrupt the tour guide. This requirement can be met with any Boone Home tour.
Brownies - What’s Out There?
Talk to Women
Learn about women pioneers such as Rebecca Boone and Olive Boone. These women faced problems both very different and very similar to problems faced today. Learn about the struggles they faced and compare them to the struggles women face today. This requirement can be met with a guided tour of the Boone Home or as part of the Pioneer Skills program.
Brownies - Near and Far
Move to the Music
Learn the importance of the fiddle in pioneer times and tell the difference between the types of tunes played. As part of the Pioneer Skills program, the fiddle music station helps teach Brownie Girl Scouts how to keep time and recognize different counts in a tune.
Juniors - Girl Scout Basics (#1)
Plan Your Trip
Have your Junior Girl Scout troop plan a trip to the park with family and friends. What roads should the group travel? Have them plan their route, set up a reservation or call about admission pricing.
Juniors - It’s Great to be a Girl (#3)
Stretch the Dollar
Use the Historic Daniel Boone Home gift shop to teach the power of the dollar. Search the gift shop items and create a list that can be purchased for a set dollar amount.
Juniors - Family and Friends (#4)
Word of Mouth
One of the greatest legends in Missouri is Daniel Boone. While taking a tour of the Historic Daniel Boone Home, learn how he paved the way for others to settle in the state. This requirement can be met with a guided tour of the Boone Home or as part of a Pioneer Skills Program.
Tour Your Community
Learn about life in Missouri during the 1800s. Tour the Historic Boone Home and village and learn when each building was built. Tour the inside the Boone Home, as well as homes, churches and businesses in the village. Requirement can be met with an extended tour of the Boone Home and village.
Sing Someone’s Praises
After touring The Historic Daniel Boone Home, write about how Daniel Boone helped settle Missouri and bring settlers into the West.
Take a Trip
Learn why Daniel Boone and his family were important in Missouri. This requirement can be met with a one-hour tour of the Boone Home or as part of the Pioneer Skills program.
The park several special events throughout the year that need volunteers. Each event celebrates the rich history of Missouri and the different cultures found in the early 1800s. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for availability. Space is limited.
Juniors - Let’s Get Outdoors
Plants and People
Discover why settlers, like Daniel Boone, picked this spot to build their homes. What was the land like? How has it changed from then? Answer these questions and more.
Outdoor Fun and Games
Learn and play the same games children played during the early 1800s. As part of our Pioneer Skills Program, the Frontier Games Program allows Junior Girl Scouts to play games Daniel Boone would have played with his children and grandchildren.
Junior - Create and Invent (#8)
Learn how to estimate the height of a tree and the width of a river the way Daniel Boone and others did in the early 1800s. As part of the Pioneer Skills program, the “How Tall is a Tree, Wide is a River” program teaches the math to accurately measure components of nature like a tree’s height or a river’s width.
Junior - Explore and Discover (#9)
Learn the importance of the fiddle in pioneer times and the difference between the types of tunes played. As part of the Pioneer Skills Program, the Fiddle Music station teaches Junior Girl Scouts how to keep time and recognize different counts in a tune.